The consultants at STS make it a point to achieve a deep understanding of the issues and trends impacting our clients and their ability to achieve their business goals. At the same time, we aim to contribute to the field. Our efforts yield unique insights and understanding that we share in presentations, white papers, articles, books, and other publications.

STS Named to Forbes 2019 List of America's Best Management Consulting Firms

STS has been named one of Forbes America's Best Management Consulting Firms for 2019 - the third year in a row that STS has earned the honor.

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The America’s Best Management Consulting Firms ranking was created by Statista and is based on information gathered from over 7,500 consulting firm partners and 1,000 business executives.

Founded in 2004 and based in Chicago, STS strives to make a difference for their clients by preparing leaders for the most critical roles, challenging…

STS Named to Forbes 2018 List of America's Best Management Consulting Firms

STS has been named one of Forbes America’s Best Management Consulting Firms for 2018 - the second year in a row that STS has earned the honor.

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“Our mission is to support leaders and organizations,…

STS Names Mary Jo Rogers As Managing Partner

Strategic Talent Solutions (STS) is pleased to announce that Mary Jo Rogers has been named managing partner of the firm, effective March 31, 2017. She succeeds John Philbin, who stepped down after 14 years of service as managing partner. Philbin, a co-founder along with Ed Gubman, remains with the firm and continues to support STS’ longstanding clients and contribute as part of the firm’s leadership team.

Nuclear Energy Leadership: Lessons Learned from US Operators

The nuclear industry has quietly evolved over the past 30 years to become one of the safest and most reliable low-cost producers of electricity. 

Mary Jo Rogers timely book, Nuclear Energy Leadership: Lessons Learned from US Operators, provides helpful suggestions as well as useful tools drawn from the best of the nuclear industry. Dr. Rogers illustrates with convincing detail and relevant case studies how the lessons from the best nuclear operators can be applied to non-nuclear operations…

STS Named to Forbes list of America's Best Management Consulting Firms

For the second year in a row, Forbes has named Strategic Talent Solutions (STS) to their list of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms. STS is honored to be included in the group of 234 management consulting firms recognized by Forbes across 32 business categories. STS is recognized in the categories of Human Resources Consulting and Organization.

Uptime Magazine, Dec/Jan 2013-Mission Critical Operational Reliability and Safety


How did the nuclear industry become safer, more reliable and more profitable while under heavy scrutiny and regulation? And what can other industries learn from this transformation?  Read Dr. Mary Jo Rogers’ article from the Dec/Jan 2013 issue of Uptime Magazine to learn the key answers to these questions.

Coaching for Women White Paper

Our research shows that women executives will behave differently and be motivated differently than their male counterpoints in the workplace. Coaching for Women should be tailored accordingly.

Comprehensive Study of Nuclear First-Line Supervisor Effectiveness

The first-line supervisor (FLS) plays a critical leadership role in driving operational excellence in nuclear power plants. They bear primary responsibility for overseeing the actual work that is necessary for running and maintaining a nuclear power plant safely and profitably. An aging workforce, a projected wave of retirements and a shortage of experienced talent have prompted concern throughout the nuclear industry about the overall depth and quality of the leadership at the FLS level. The goals of this industry-wide study were (a) to identify the key leadership characteristics of the effective FLS, and (b), to leverage these findings to inform solutions and drive innovations (i) for selecting FLS who will succeed in management roles, and (ii), for accelerating the development of…